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Cup Award: Milestone In Blue Career J VASS NEWS
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j career became too demanding.
Me helped start the Aberdeen
' Tobacco Board of Trade and was
| a town commissioner when, in
1 1948, be resigned to run lor the
I House of Representatives. He was
'elected and has been reelected
by increasing majorities every
time since, about half the time
He has made a point of seeking
grassroots support keeping in
close touch with the people, and
as a result has been extraordin
arily successful at reconciling the
diverse aims and wishes of a
county of many different ele
He has placed emphasis on i
education and mental hospitals,
and has become known as a fight
er for the underdog. With others,
he introduced in 1948 the legis
lation which established the I
North Carolina Alcoholic Reha
bilitation program, known as the
nation's most progressive. In 1955
he got through, almost single
handedly, against tough opposi
tion, a bill known as the "Blue
Bili, ' prohibiting certain insur
ance policy cancellations. He has
supported practically every for
ward movement of the State in
its march toward "the main
stream of American life." He was
appointed chairman of the pow
erful House Finance committee
; in the 1961 term.
He has served on such groups
as the Governor's School Study
(Finance committee (1957) and the
' Governor's Commission on Edu
cation Beyond the High School
1(1961), out of which grew the
.legislation making today's com
] m unity colleges possible, along
with other education benefits.
In 1955 he became co-chair
man of the State Commission on
Water Resources and Stream
Sanitation, starting a project car
ried on over several years to fight
He has served his party outside
of political office all his life. In
1948-49. after having been pres
ident of the Moore County YDC,
he served as State YDC presi
tent, then from 1949 to 1952 was
secretary of the State Decomratic
His influence has become great
but he uses it sparingly, on be
half of the movements and pro
jects which seem to him benefi
cial to the people and the State
ax a whole.
Recognition of such achieve
menu hag be?sn accorded him sev
eral times: at a YDC Victory M*"
ner of the Moore County Club la
11)48; a senior party rally h?M
at Southern Pines ihat amtf,
with Governor Kerr Scott giving
the testimonial address; and most
recently with the obs?vam* oj
"Cliff Blue Day" by the Mooit
County YDC at Carthage Uiid
March 23. Governor Sanford &of
Secretary of State Thad Eiutf
spoke in his honor on that occa
A lifelong Presbyterian, Ciif
has been a Sunday School supe*
intendent since he was 21 ytal
old, first at Cypress Church nef
his boyhood home, and since ISt j
at Bethesda Church, Abeidee.
He is a ruling elder in tne churc.
In his profession the Now
Carolina Press association, whiji
he has long served as a direct,,
honored him with its presidery
in the 1961-62, term. He has lug
run what has amounted to p
own "journalism school," as ;e
started newcomers off in jis
which led to careers as trairfd
He served for about 12 yearsls
chairman of the annual
of Dimes campaign for infartje
paralysis, until 1950, and in 112
was chairman of the statewfe
Easter Seals campaign for era
pled children and adults.
Sought as Speaker
Along with it all, Cliff ha* a i
come an earnest and accompifa! ?
ed speaker, not in the florid ma
ner of the traditional Southe)
politician, but in sincere and sir
pie ways getting his message <?
fectively across. This has mae
him one of the State's r ;t
sought-after as he spreads '? j
id ach | !
5 of its r i
fied f l.,
message ot party and poh
this State's history and ach]
ments and the progress i
pie on widely diversified
Many of his honors
have gone without fanfart
may never become part of til
record because of the xnodf;'S|,
which his friends know to x? a;
integral part of him
Some have likened him t T.i.
coin but in Moore Count; < '
pie say, and mean it, "He ,!
just plain Cliff Blue ? it nasre
changed him a bit." This will 1[
true, they know, no matter huf
far he goes, and some of th<|?
set no oeiling on his future. tt
Mur Mfls. CHARLES CAMEit'w
l Another in a series of pre-nup
|'>*1 honors was paid Miss Ann
iVye, wiio?e marriage t'j Henry
t-'alianan, Airman, United Slates
Navy, is an event of December
Entertaining at a dinner party,
Tuesday rujgfcl at Hamel's restau
rant were her bridesmaids, Mrs.
Bobby Joe Blue, Miss Amy Cal
lahan, Miss Ann Crockett and
Miss Patricia Callahan. The hon
oree was presented a gift of sil
ver in her chosen pattern.
Local Rescue Squac1 members
and members of the Ladies Aux
iliary and their families gathered
at the Squad Building Monday
night for their first Christmas
parly. Decorations in the spirit of
the season with floral arrange
ments of poinsettias and green
ery, added to the festive occasion
Mrs. Horace Mullinix was in
charge of the games played. Re
freshments of punch, cookies and
coffee were enjoyed A feature of
the evening was the exchange of ?
Christmas gifts among the fami- j
lies from the Christmas tree. Al!
members were present.
Local college students arriving ;
home during this week for Christ- '
mas include: Miss aars Ven
zgw. Miss Jeanelle Mullinix,
WCUNC Miss Joan Hales. Vir
ginia Intermont College; Butch
Sriffin, WCC; Tommy jessup and
ind Leon Keith, St. Andrews
Gathering Wednesday night at
he Vass Community House for a
Christmas class party were ihe
ighth grade students of Vass
.akeview School with their
.omeroom teachei'. Mrs. Ballard,
[efreshtnents were enjoyed by i
Former Resident Killed
A message received Wednes
iay of last week by Mrs. Lula
flprdy Hennings of Carthage, in
ffirgjed her that her son, Capt.
^/b?rt Hardy. 34, a former resi- j
ffcjj* of Vass, had been killed by
f1 ^hot accidentally discharged
Y*bm a new rifle he was showing
i friend at his home in Tokyo,
rapan. No further details have
Captain Hardy, his wife, Edie,
ind a stepdaughter, went to Ja
>an last summer for his three
'ear's tvur of duty with the U. S.
Most of his youth was spent in
"ass where he attended Vaes
,akeview High School. He en
isted in the Air Force at 17 and
om pie ted High School, return
tig to receive his diploma with
is class of 1948. Later he was
ent to Europe for a tour of duty,
[e had four years left to serva
efore becoming eligible for re
He is the son of Mrs. Hennings ;
nd the late Oscar Hardy
Surviving in addition to his j
[other are two children, Sherrial I
id Stephen Hardy, by a previ- I J
aus marriage, who live with their
M-nly; and a brother. Buddy
Hardy, stationed with the IT. S.
Air Force in Arizona.
His body will bt flown lb Cali
fornia. Funeral arrangement are
May the best of Christmas fheer
fill the homes and hearts of our
friends and patrons during the |
holiday season. It has been 3 l
privilege and pleasure to serve <r
you all during the past year.
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warmest wishes for the hap
piest of holidays. Please ac
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yo?' frienJIiiuse, and patron
age this past year. It ha.
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